Black Metal Fri-deeee!

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Happy post Thanksgiving day to ye, or as it’s also known in some circles, Black Friday, and as our buds over at Axeology are celebrating, Black Metal Friday. Join me as I get about as close to Black Metal as I am likely to get, and check out a hidden gem I stumbled across on Bandcamp.

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The Vision

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The Vision is one of the books I recently picked up during the crazy bit of pricing on Amazon, and Sweet Jumpin’ Jesus, am I glad I did. It’s extraordinary.

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Fartbarf Friday Pt. 1

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Internet rabbit-holes can lead you to some cool places occasionally. Mostly though, once you start down them you are led, either through the comments or who knows how else to someone blaming everything on Space Jews. One long, winding rabbit-hole for me started with Godzilla composer Akira Ifukube and John Carpenter soundtracks, which led to me discovering Sonic State, which led to me finding the amazing Marc Doty (Automatic Gainsay) and his fantastic videos, which led to me getting a Korg MS-20 mini, which led to me looking up bands or songs featuring the MS-20, which led me to Fartbarf. With a name like that, I had to check them out, and I’m so glad I did.

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